On 17 October, an official ceremony to welcome President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev took place at the Belorussian leader's Zaslavl-1 residence in Minsk.
President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus warmly welcomed his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev.
The two leaders passed along the Guard of Honor lined up in front of the residence in honor of the distinguished guest. President Ilham Aliyev greeted the soldiers.
Belorussian government officials were introduced to the President of Azerbaijan, and members of the Azerbaijani delegation to the President of Belarus.